Meet the Vice-President: John T. Weeks, P.E.

John Weeks has resided in the Hattiesburg area since 1982. A graduate of Mississippi State University, John has worked with Shows, Dearman and Waits off and on for 22 years and is currently one of the firm’s professional engineers and SDW’s Managing Partner. John says his specialty is “surrounding myself with a good team.”

John T. Weeks, P.E., Vice-President and Managing Partner

Q&A With the Vice-President

What made you choose this career?

John: “I have always enjoyed understanding how things work.”

What are some of the professional accomplishments that you are most proud of?

John: “Becoming a licensed professional and encouraging and mentoring people in our field.”

What are your core values and how do they affect how you do your job?

John: “I feel led to use my God-given talents to better the environment in which we live, whether through an engineered design or simply picking up litter or offering a compliment to a stranger, I always strive to leave the situation better than I found it.”

Let’s get personal. What do you enjoy doing outside of work?

John: “I enjoy the outdoors. Whether improving the landscape at our family land or spending an afternoon fishing with my wife and son, I simply love being outdoors and accomplishing tasks.”